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Staten Island, New York: Mechanical Jaws Shark

Hung upside down from the ceiling of a chicken restaurant. Former terror shark from the defunct Universal Studios Jaws ride in Orlando.

494 Chicken

3785 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY
Inside 494 Chicken. West Shore Expy exit 7. Drive east on Victory Blvd for three-quarters of a mile. On the left, at the corner of Baron Blvd, in the building with the orange awning.
M-Th 2-9, F-Su 12-9 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Mechanical Jaws Shark

Inside the 494 Chicken restaurant. The shark is hung above the dining tables. The place is decorated with Jaws memorabilia. Came for the shark, stayed for the food.

[Frank Oyola, 03/19/2023]

Mechanical Jaws Shark.

Mechanical Jaws Shark

Universal Studios Florida original Jaws mechanical shark; the last one known to exist. Also included is a recreation of the now-defunct ride.

[John Ryan, 10/22/2018]

The Jaws ride was shut down in 2012, but this mechanical shark may date to its opening in 1990. It was put on display n 2018.

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